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FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 7:00pm EDT
>> shepard: brand new trouble for toyota. now word of an email before the vehicle recall and it is revealing. plus, new developments in the race to save the miners. i'm shepard smith. the news starts now. >> coal mine something a way of life for our families around here. >> shepard: when disaster strikes, folks here pull together. >> these are very, very strong people. >> shepard: crews have drilled. >> they cut through 1,093 feet. >> they have signaled. >> we banged on the pipe for 15 minutes or so. >> shepard: and all the while families have waited for news. >> it's just a sad situation. >> shepard: tonight, the latest development in the disaster at the mine. plus, leader vs. leader. tonight, reports of a simmering feud between president obama and the afghan president harmid karzai. all of this while tens of thousands of american troops are over there fighting a war first from fox this wednesday night, coal mining, it's connected to each and every one of us across this great nation. according to government accounts, half of the electricity we use in this country comes f
FOX
Apr 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
in the district in the 3600 block of alabama avenue southeast. the driver of a toyota vehicle you see there was killed after being struck by a speeding van. a child who was riding in that car is said to be in critical condition. witnesses said the van was traveling dangerously fast. the driver of the van was freed from the collision that sparked a small fire. there is no word on if any charges will be filed. >>> as a murder mystery of a d.c. principal deepens, the neighbors say the lack of details leave them worried. it likely happened after 11:30 wednesday night when friends last spoke to him and 7:00 a.m. thursday when he failed to show up for school. his home and a stolen suv are two key pieces of evidence. >> many times there is receipts or other papers left behind for -- by people who steal vehicles or who are in them for some period of time. we want to look at that information and see if it will direct us to who is responsible, who was in that car. >> we don't believe that this was a random act. while we can't fully rule out that it might be random, we believe that there was som
FOX
Apr 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
over the double yellow line and crashed into a toyota with several children ages two to 11 inside. the driver of the toyota was killed. witnesses say the van was going dangerously fast. >> flipped up in the air and knocked the street light down off the post. it flipped two times before it hit the ground. i mean this guy was booking. and i mean he hit this car so hard to throw the van up in the air like that, i know he was passing me at every bit of a hundred. >> one of the children is now said to be in critical condition. we don't know yet whether charges will be filed. >>> police have released a time line leading to the death of a d.c. middle school principal. investigators say it is likely brian betts was killed sometime after 11:30 wednesday night. the investigate centers around betts' home in silver spring. the vehicle was dumbed in southeast d.c. between noon and 3:00 p.m. try. witnesses saw two people get out of that vehicle and run away. >> i don't believe this was a random act. while we can't fully rule out that it might be random being we believe that there was some conne
ABC
Apr 20, 2010 3:05am EDT
hoveround collapsible grabber. call the number on your screen. >>> toyota is recalling its lexus, the suv that failed safety tests performed by "consumer reports" magazine. >> the automaker says it will fix stability control systems for the lexus gx-460 and similar models sold worldwide. the magazine told consumers not to buy that car after tests showed the suv was at risk of rollover accidents. the automaker says the gx-460 needs new stability control software. >> been a tough few months for toyota and as expected the company has agreed to pay a record $16 million fine to federal regulators while trying to repair its reputation. >> as diana alvear reports the fine is a big setback for the automaker. >> reporter: toyota's safety crisis has already cost the carmaker millions in lost revenue. now it will pay millions more in a civil fine levied by the national highway traffic safety administration. toyota has agreed to pay $16.4 million, the maximum penalty allowed under u.s. law. on its website the company said, we have acknowledged that we could have done a better job of sharing relevant
NBC
Apr 19, 2010 6:30pm EDT
's next at aarp.org. >>> toyota announced a recall of one of its suv. if 2010 lexus gs 460 to reprogram an electronic stability control system. consumer reports issued a rare don't buy warning because of a rollover risk. toyota said its own testing confirmed the problem and they would solve the problem. toyota agreed to pay the biggest government-ordered fine ever, $16.4 million as punishment for its handling of sudden acceleration problems. the transportation department said toyota hid information about sticking gas pedals the problem that led to the recall of 2.3 million vehicles worldwide. toyota agreed to pay the fine, the company denies it violated u.s. laws. >>> this was inevitable. after spirit airlines announced its intention to charge to put a piece of luggage in the overhead compartment other carriers are signing a pledge not to do that, american, delta, jetblue, united and us airways. >>> if george washington hadn't given so much to his country he would otherwise owe one heck of a fine. two books were checked out of a new york library in 1789 by president. that was him. they
FOX
Apr 20, 2010 4:25am EDT
of minutes. -- 68 degrees, gurvir. >>> police are investigating a deadly accident. the driver of a toyota was killed when a van crashed into it in the 3600 block of alabama avenue in southeast. a passenger who is a child is said to be in critical condition. the driver was freed after the collision sparked a small fire. >>> the mystery deepens as police try to figure out what happened inside d.c. principal's home. five days have passed sin the murder of brian betts in his silver spring home. police say the murder likely happened after 11:30 wednesday night and 7:00 in the morning on thursday. >>> flights are beginning to resume out of northern europe this morning. test flights show the concentration of ash in the air is fading. some planes have been taking off from paris, madrid and frankfurt. a new ash cloud spreading from the volcano in iceland is dashing homes of the air space completely reopening over the uk. >>> in sports, the capitals blasted the montreal canadiens 5-1 to take a 2-1 lead in their eastern conference series. >>> hundreds of gun rights activists rallied on both sides of
HLN
Apr 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
orkhertec® products ...ande yo vitam ip. 0%ur. keep yr ng..pl >>> another toyota recall to tell you about. the car maker says it's recalling about 600,000 see ena minivans. toyota says spare tire cables could snap from corrosion, if driving, the spare tire could fall into the road and become a hazard for other drivers. toyota says prolonged exposure to road salts could cause the cables to corod. >>> the pilots who survived this crash wants everyone to know he's okay. a camera mounted on the raisin plane captured the accident. the pilot says it happened so quickly, he's not sure what went wrong. he was practicing for a weekend race when the right wing clipped the water surface and flipped over. he was treated for whiplash injuries. >>> "discovery" is heading home. before sealing the hatches between the spacecraft, the seven shuttle flyers and six people on the spaceation exchanged bear hugs. it could be a long time before so many people are together in space. only three more shuttle flights are planned. they'll have crews of six instead of seven. they're due to land monday morning at
ABC
Apr 20, 2010 6:00pm EDT
will below 70's and lingering chance of some showers. >>> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >> more changes with the redskins. >> it happens every day. the redskins have completed a trade with the st. louis rams acquiring a defense of linemen. they swamped fifth and seventh round draft picks to get it done. the defense of line is a priority and hands worth -- albert haynesworth will be traded. donovan mcnabb has encouraged coaches to acquire terrell owens. they have apparently settle their differences. >> the redskins have some very talented receivers but every team could use a terrell owens terrell terrell owens would love to play in the nfc east again. hopefully the redskins still the same way. >> look at these numbers. he is coming off is worse season of urquhart -- of his career. the biggest difference between these two, moss is taller. what does this mean for the draft? st. louis will probably draft a different player. bruce allen will trade down to the 13th or 14th position and go after an offensive tackle. >> we are listenin
FOX News
Apr 15, 2010 11:00am EDT
of cars, toyota is now madly searching for answers to its latest safety problem, this with that suv. take a look at this video from consumer reports. the company is trying to figure out why it rolled over in a test, and consumer reports put out that really unusual alert about the don't buy rating for this thing. let's talk about what it means to toyota's bottom line as well. jon: a bank robber who thought he'd get away with the perfect crime until he met up with the guy behind him. a hero who foiled the bank robbery, we'll talk to him next. jane: in the heart of ak pull countero in -- acapulco, six people were killed, five hit with stray bullets, about a dozen cars shot up, the victims, none appeared to be tourists, most were innocent bystanders on the street. investigators in mexico aren't sure what led to the shooting but acapulco has seen its share of drug violence. jon: he is a pulitzer prize winning war photographer who has just updated his resume, now he is also a crime fighter, the gentleman from the beard there was standing in mine -- in line, minding his own business at a wells f
CNBC
Apr 22, 2010 4:00am EDT
gains we had yesterday. we had toyota in focus yesterday. moody's cutting the, elsewhere in shanghai, the composite, 1.1% lower. we're seeing more measures, fresh measures by the government to cut circulation. that is weighing on the index there. the hang seng down 0.3%. in south korea, the kospi sliding 0.4%. the bombay sensex rising to the up side, up 1.3%. and the australian market down almost 1%. how is all this impacting the ftse cnbc global 3 hunl index? let's check to see how that is faring in light of what's happening in the equity market. we are waiting for it to come up. just give us a little bit of time so far. nicole, it is one of those things on a thursday morning. what can i say? >> i like to call it a friday eve, christine. it makes it sounds a little better. regardless of the charts, let's take a look at what we're seeing in the united states. lower across the board with dow futures down about 8 below fair value right now. excuse me. they are a little bit lower, actually. so are nasdaq futures and s&p 500 futures. we have about 100 of the s&p 500 companies reportsing
CNN
Apr 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
flying, toyotas. >> the big icelandic volcano. it is called eyjafjallajokull. it blew up in iceland. the cloud is drifting to new york. they say the air quality of the city is improving. iceland has shut down air travel all across europe. apparent pli, they dumped too much baking soda and vinegar into the thing and it just won't stop erupting. 63,000 flights have been canceled. an estimated 40,000 americans are stuck in europe right now because of the ash cloud. president obama had to cancel his trip to poland. this morning, he said he hopes the volcano will stop smoking soon and the volcano said the same thing about him. >>> rob marciano, not a lot of people laughing that we are hoping to get to weddings, honeymoons, funerals, you name it. >> not to mention the economic impact of all this. >> farmers are suffering because they can't get their stuff in and out. >> you know what makes it so complicated and so unpredict ability, when you go to the surface to 30,000, 35,000 feet, the winds change direction and speed at every level of that atmosphere. so you just don't know where the as
HLN
Apr 13, 2010 12:00pm EDT
is manufactured by toyota. here it is. the magazine says the suv carries an unusually high risk of a rollover accident during certain types of turns. it's urging people not to buy the vehicle until the problem has been fixed. 5,000 gs-460s have been recalled. toyota is taking a serious look at the problem and appreciates consumer reports for bringing it to the company's attention. >>> how tough should you be when it comes to tough love? this is quite a debate. a new study on spanking is out. is it a good way to discipline your kids? we'll tell you what research found and get your views on corporal punishment. >>> new information in the search for missing florida girl haleigh cummings. apparently the search is on again. the putnam county sheriff's office said authorities are acting on a tip but won't, laberate beyond that. hill haleigh cummings was last seen in her father ronald's home. here's her picture. take a good look. ronald's then girlfriend and ex-wife misty croslin claims she put haleigh to bed that night and that was the last anyone saw of her. >>> well, there is more evidence that s
CNN
Apr 15, 2010 11:00am EDT
caught up on top stories right now. >>> toyota announcing it will test all of its suvs and suspend sales of the lexus gx 460 worldwide. that model had already been pulled in the united states after "consumer reports" identified a rollover risk. >>> the tea party movement is holding tax day protests in hundreds of cities around the country today. are these live pictures from washington, d.c.? all right. live pictures from washington. the main event going on right now. the movement opposes big government and higher taxes. >>> we asked you what you would be willing to do about the nation's budget problems? what you're willing to accept, to reduce the national debt. here's what some of you are saying. >> caller: i don't think i should have to sacrifice anything. i think my family and i have sacrificed enough. if anything, i think wall street should come to bat now and fix the problem that they got us into. >> caller: i would be willing to do anything and i would be willing to do anything asked of me to help get this country back on track. the only way to get out of this is to all pull togeth
HLN
Apr 17, 2010 7:00am EDT
to fly over the volcano to get a better look at what's going on. >>> we have another toyota recall to tell you about. the car maker says it is recalling about 600,000 sienna minivans. cables could snap while driving. the spare could fall into the road and become a hazard for other drivers. but only affects siennas in cold-weather states. >>> haiti's top prosecutor denies the country dropped charges against american missionaries accused of kidnapping 33 children after january's earthquake. yesterday, a spokesman told cnn the kidnapping charges against nine missionaries were dropped. but haiti's attorney general said that is incorrect. adding that a judge will decide whether a case goes to trial or not. a senior state department official also told cnn the charges were dropped. the missionary group's leader is still behind bars. >>> convicted sex offender john gardner pleaded guilty to killing a 17-year-old and a 14-year-old. in june, he is expected to get two consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole. his plea spares him from a possible death sentence. the families
HLN
Apr 17, 2010 1:00pm EDT
its future should be? we'll be sharing some of your views. >>> noir another toyota recall to tell you about. they're recalling about 600,000 sienna minivans. spare tire cables could snap from corrosion. if that happened while you're driving, the spare could fall into the road and become a hazard for other drivers. this recall only affects siennas in cold-weather states. prolonged exposure to road salts could cause the corrosion. >>> the pilot who survived this wants everyone to know he's okay. he's also thanking the rescue crews who rushed to thank him when his plane crashed into australia's swan river. a camera mounted on the plane captured that accident. you just saw it. the pilot said it happened so quickly he's not sure what went wrong. he was practicing for a weekend race when his right wing clipped water surface and flipped over. he was treated for whiplash injuries. >>> space shuttle "discovery" is heading home. it left international space station a few hours ago. before sealing the hatches between spacecraft, the seven shuttle flyers and six people on the space station exchang
CNN
Apr 28, 2010 11:00am EDT
, you know, reinvent itself and re-gain public trust. most recently toyota, correct? we saw commercials on the air all over the place. i'm wondering what goldman will actually do to restore public trust in the company. >> you make a good point with the toyota comparison, too, and others have pointed out to me that america loves to find a corporate villain when there's something going wrong. high energy prices and oil companies were the villain. high drug prices and drug companies were the villain and maybe rightfully so, but we've moved on in some cases from those debates and now it is goldman sachs and wall street that is in the crosshairs. will we move on from this again or is senator carl levin and this committee and others including the sec going to get to the bottom of the behavior that may have led to the bubble and make some real changes? we're still in the thick of it. you remember the toyota ads, was there a bit of an apology to that and mistakes were made, but the acknowledgement that the company made mistake, we certainly remember that from toyota's lesson. >> and lloyd blank
ABC
Apr 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
's consumer alerts, toyota said it'll now check all of its suv's for problems similar to that roll over risk found by consumer reports in the lexus gx460. toya suspended north american sales on tuesday and then on wednesday expand the suspension worldwide. toyota doesn't plan to suspend the sales of the other vehicles that it's testing. >>> shoppers downtown baltimore is the place to be this weekend. baltimore retail week kicked off today. it's an unofficial week of tax free shopping. about 60 downtown retailers are offing discounts of 6% or more. >>> well you won't have your tax refund in time to enjoy this weekend's shopping but we tell you how to track your return and some new incentives which can make the refund go further so you don't waste your money. >> now that almost everybody in greater baltimore has filed their tax its its time to wait for the refund. with the average refund more than $2,000 we have good reason to be impatient. you can find out how long it'll take if you go to the irs website. go to irs.gov and click the where is my refund section. lue have to put in your social
ABC
Apr 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
your money scope report with toyota set to pay a record fine. the japanese auto maker has reportedly agreed to pay $16.4 million for concealing information about a problem with sticking pedals on some of its vehicles. toyota will accept responsibility on the deal but admit no wrong doing. the transportation department said they knew about it in september but waited until january to issue the recall. >>> and goldmann sacks is facing fraud charges here in the united states and mounting pressures from overseas as well. they say they may ns gait. those countries bailed out banks that lost hundreds of millions of dollars investing with goaledman sacks. >> you werings reports are due out this week. most of them are scheduled to show another quarter of red ink. travelers can look forward to more add-on fees, slightly higher fares and cuts to unprofitable routes especially if some airlines merge. five airlines have promised not to charge fees for carry on bags. they won't follow the lead of spirit airlines which plans to charge up to $45 to put a bag if an overhead bin. >>> and at the movies
CNBC
Apr 6, 2010 5:00am EDT
geithner speaking in new delhi. >>> u.s. regulators want to slap toyota with a civil penalty, amounting to about $16.4 billion, the biggest fine for an automaker in history. toyota failed to notify quickly about its defective pedals. toyota will not directly address the fines, but says it has taken the steps to improve communication issues. >>> south korea will recall 13,000 vehicles sold in the country because of suspected defaults. all the suspected models have floor mats which could hamper the operation of the pedals. nicole. >>> in the united states, 25 people have been killed in a blast in west virginia. four people are still unaccounted for and rescue operations have been halted. the blast happened monday afternoon at the upper branch mine. the cause is unknown, but the mine has a history of violations for not properly ventilating highly combustible gas. massey fell more than 5% in after hours trading. >>> the finance chairman will be watching china's currency practices closely in the next week to decide on what legislation congress should pass on the issue. saturday, treshgry sec
NBC
Apr 19, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, they'll try the backup landing site in southern california. >> toyota plans to issue a brand-new recall on the heels of paying a big fine for its previous recalls. toyota is expected to recall its 2010 lexus gx-460 suv. it becomes almost a week after consumer reports gave them a don't-buy rate citing a high rollover risk. toyota has suspended sales of the gx-460. today, toyota agreed to pay a record $16.4 million fine for failing to report the fas pedal problems that led to the recall of more than 2 million vehicles earlier this year. >>> a new survey done finds just 22% of those questioned say they can trust washington almost always or most of the time. 43% say the government has a negative impact on their lives. just 19% are content with the government, with about 8 in 10 says they don't trust the federal government and have little faith that it can solve america's problems. >>> coming up to nigh, protestors can guns at a rally in virginia. >> there are more amazing stories of survival after a deadly earthquake in china. >> a crash killed two local teenagers. we'll find out how it mig
CBS
Apr 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
's driver. >>> less than a week after a rare do not buy warning from consumer reports, toyota will recall nearly 10,000 lexus suvs. last week we told you about the gs 460. it found rollover dangers in the safety test. toyota owns lexus. it will recall 9400 of the suvs which went on sale in december. the announce came the same day toyota said it would pay a $60 million fine to the government for its slow response to those gas pedal problems. >> even though they are not saying they did anything wrong, paying $16.4 million, the largest fine assessed by the united states department of transportation speaks loud and clear. >> reporter: the government accused toyota of hiding problems with the gas problems and waiting four months to assure recalls. >>> it is time for "living $mart" report and jessica doyle is off saving you money on shopping. music to my ears. >> for so many of us it is really a national past time and one local retail aficionado considers shopping her sport. so we caught up with her to get her insider secret to affordable style. she says just join the club. >> i shop everywhere
CNN
Apr 19, 2010 9:00am EDT
to see you. >>> ats record fine that toyota says it will not fight. they will assign the appropriate paperwork accepting the government's $16.4 million fine for failing to promptly notify the government of its sticky pedal problem. a senior department official adds the agreement does not release the automaker from any potential criminal or civil liability related to the defect. toyota will have 30 days to pay that fine. >>> well, it's caused all kinds of trouble across the globe. now, our gary tuchman is taking us for a flight over that icelandic volcano. he is looking right into the eye of this thing, ex froetraordina pictures you haven't seen before. stay with us. pacific life can help provide a dependable income you can enjoy for the rest of your life. because retirement could be a very long ride. ask your financial professional about pacific life. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. >>> i want to give you breaking news in from iraq. according to nuri al maliki, two major militant figures have been killed there. one is the leader of al qaeda in iraq. the other is the lea
FOX News
Apr 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
-february. martha: toyota sales, despite all their problems, are booming. they've had recalls, they've had safety issues, they have had fines, and the japanese cars are still selling apparently like hot cakes. phil keating joins us from miami, trying to figure this out. phil, it is remarkable, it seems like everybody day you're hearing about another recall from this company. they just had a really strong month, right? >> reporter: yeah, february actually for toyota was one of its worst months ever but the company really bounced back in march with u.s. sales shooting up 41 percent, compared to march '09. generous incentives for all of the vehicles sold and leased. that's a big explanation, that amounted to about $2300 per vehicle. now, toyota's latest recall involving about 9000 lexus gp460s. toyota says about 5600 of them have been sold and repairs should take an hour. this is the vehicle consumer reports identified last week as maybe sussentable to -- susceptible to flipping over. one dealer explains toyota's perseverance through all this recent bad press with customers continuing to come into t
FOX
Apr 19, 2010 9:00am EDT
many blame for causing the financial crisis. >>> and a record fine and toyota agrees to pay up. it's over the faulty gas pedals. an official from toyota said the company isn't admitting fault but wants to move on. the $16.4 million fine is the largest government penalty ever issued. federal investigators say toyota waited four months to issue a recall. >>> we just heard our travel reporter ben mutt gala talk about this. five major airlines promising not to charge dor carry-on bags. it's american, delta, united, and jet blue. all of this stums from a recent announcement from spirit airlines that this company will charge up to $45 per carry-on luggage starting this summer. >> when they took away the meals, the water, even the pillows, we said that's life. when they started charging for checked baggage, we didn't like it, but charging for a carry-on bag is a step over the line because that's part and parcel of flying. >> spirit airlines said it still plans to impose the fee. meantime one airline missing from that we promised not to charge you is continental, which is said to be in mer
FOX
Apr 20, 2010 5:00am EDT
block of alabama avenue in southeast. the driver of that toyota was killed after being struck by a speeding van. a child who was riding in that vehicle is said to be in critical condition. of his in the car. witnesses say the van was traveling dangerously fast. >> i was coming down and the traffic was slowing up right here and i looked in my rearview mirror and this van was coming. it seemed like to me he was doing about 100 miles per hour. he pulled on the side of the incoming traffic and he hit the car right there and that was pretty much everything. >> the driver of the van was rescued after the collision sparked a small fire. no word on if any charges will be filed. >>> d.c. police say they think the murder of brian betts is not random and it is likely he had some connection to the killer. the lack of details has left his neighbors in silver spring worried. >> we are taking more precautions now. we are considering getting an alarm system now. pretty nerve wracking. >> the investigation now cents are on two key pieces of evidence, betts' home, his blue suv that was taken th
FOX
Apr 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
into a toyota with two children ages 2 and 11 inside. the driver of the toyota was killed. witnesses say the van was going dangerously fast. >> it lift up in the air and knock the the street line down off the post and it flipped two times before it hit the ground. i mean this guy was booking. and i mean he hit this car so hard, to throw the van up in the air like that, i know he was passing me at every bit of 100. >> police helped release the driver of the van. one of the children is in critical condition. no word on whether charges will be filed. >>> police have released a time line leading up to the death of a d.c. middle school principal. investigators say it's likely brian betts was killed sometime after 11:30 last wednesday night. the investigation centers around betts' silver spring home and stolen suv. that was dumbed in southeast d.c. between noon and 3:00 p.m. on friday. witnesses saw two people get out and run away. >> we don't believe that this was a random act. while we can't fully rule out that it might be random, we believe that there was some connection with mr. betts and his kill
FOX
Apr 23, 2010 9:00am EDT
ask allison. this week i'm getting to the bottom of one viewer's concerns about a toyota recall that effected her firsthand. we'll have that for you next. >>> and here is another look at today's trivia question. which was the only team to have a better win-loss record for the redskins. have to think about this one. the giants, the cowboys, the dolphins or the san francisco 49ers? the answ coming up -- coming up later. >>> charlie wilson from the gap band is here today. know the stain. after an alpaca? i have. it was awesome. ♪ call 1-800-steemer crafted to be exceptionally smooth... decadently rich... delightful... chocolate... bliss. hershey's bliss chocolate. crafted for bliss. ♪ ¿por que no probamos esto? ♪ old el paso. a special blend of seasoning... for especially delicious tacos. feed your fiesta! kids are hungry after school. that's why i always have totino's pizza rolls. big pizza taste. in a bite size roll. kids can't resist their delicious pizza flavor. totino's pizza rolls. the pizza way to snack. what do you guys want to do? both: make rice krispie® treats! s
CBS
Apr 13, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >>> another blow today for toyota. consumer reports issues a rare warning saying don't buy this lexus suv. >>> also tonight, we're learning more about the fights that they should be killed by a national guards truck involving downtown security around the global nuclear summit. >>> it's just things don't always turn out that way. we are just so blessed. so blessed. >>> it's being called a miracle rescue. how an 11-year-old girl was found alive in an alligator incentive swamp after she disappeared four days ago. we'll be back. " >>> the county prosecutor will not press charges against the tennessee woman who sent her adopted son back to russia. they say that the fact the boy caught a flight out of dulles airport does not give them jurisdiction to prosecute the case. the u.s. mother returned the boy to the russian orphanage saying they failed to enclose his psychological problems. >>> an amazing rescue in florida today. it's being called a miracle. an 11-year-old girl with a form of autism was found alive this morning after being missing for four days in dangerous swampland. sandra hughs sho
FOX
Apr 19, 2010 7:00am EDT
behind with the u.s. geological survey. >>> toyota getting ready to leave a p.r. nightmare in the rearview mirror and today they will decide if they will fight over the faulty gas pedals or pay the $16.4 million fine. the company is ready to write the check. toyota has had evidence about sticky gas pedals but waited four months to issue the recall. >>> the fed picking up the pace in a criminal investigation of former mortgage giant countrywide financial corporation and its role in the meltdown of the housing industry. the paper did not offer details on what charges could emerge. a grand jury began hearing testimony last year. >>> the president planning to take his pitch for financial reform on the road. a white house spokeswoman announced the president will travel to different parts of the country lobbying for new rules for wall street. no word on where he plans to visit or when he will head out but the hope is getting the public on his side could help put the pressure on republicans who oppose the bill. they say it creates more problems than it solves. >>> pope benedict xv
MSNBC
Apr 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
reputation. >>> more trouble for toyota this morning. the company is recalling 600,000 sienna minivans because of possible corrosion in the spare tire carrier. it affects models between 1998 and 2010 driven in cold climate regions. they say that rust from road salt could cause the cable to break. meanwhile toyota said it's duplicated handling problems with the 2010 lexus gx-460. "consumer reports" issued a rare don't buy warning because of rollover concerns. toyota said it's evaluating remedies. >>> a wisconsin man may have found a piece of the meteor that cut through the midwestern sky this week. residents from wisconsin to iowa spotted the streaking space rock. the scientists are examining the recovered fragment which is about the size of an unshelled peanut. earlier reports indicate it could be from an asteroid belt between mars and jupiter. >>> some active weather this weekend. a strong storm knocked out power to more than 10,000 people in the ohio valley on friday. thunderstorms and high winds downed trees and power lines and caused damage to several homes. and it's looking more l
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2010 9:00am EDT
, phil, i can't but imagine that toyota's troubles have to factor into this. toyota's loss is ford's gain? >> absolutely. i think there's no doubt that the problems with toyota at least brought people into ford show rooms to look at vehicles. the research has shown for all the american automakers, once you get people into the show room, you've got a good chance of closing the sale. >> phil lebeau, thank you so much. >>> off the coast of louisiana, that massive oil spill may reach land by saturday and crews are working around the clock to stop that. nbc's ron mott is in new orleans this morning. ron, what are they doing to try to stem the tide of this massive oil spill? >> reporter: hey there good morning. you can see the agitated lake pontchartrain behind me. officials off the gulf trying to scoop up all that oil have their work cut out for them today. probably are dealing with six to seven-foot swells down there. they're trying to shut off a valve on the seafloor, 5,000 feet below the surface of the water. they're using remote-controlled submersibles. they can't get the valve shut off, w
CNN
Apr 17, 2010 3:30pm EDT
, who remains in jail in haiti. >>> new problems for toyota. the japanese automaker is recalling about 600,000 sienna minivans sold in the u.s. because of possible corrosion problems. exposure to road salt may cause the cable holding the spare tire to break causing the spare to fall off creating a road hazard. they are from 1998 to 2010. >>> april is national child abuse prevention month. this cnn's hero is drawing on other own childhood experiences to save others. wynonna ward is a trucker turned lawyer who reaches out to battered women and children in rural vermont. her motto, have justice, will travel. >> when i was growing up on a rural back road, family violence was an accepted way of life. this is my mother and i'm the baby here. my father and brother richard and my sister pauline. my father would commonly abuse all of us. he raped me and beat my mother and my other siblings. when the neighbors heard screaming coming from our home, they just current their heads. for domestic violence victims in rural areas, it can be devastating. they're out there on these back roads with no acce
WETA
Apr 27, 2010 6:00pm EDT
conditions returned to normal. toyota lost $4.1 billion this year. the u.s. car maker says it was profitable in its key north american market, but it also made money in asia, latin america, and europe. ford's sales were up 37% on the quarter. benjamin netanyahu will renew peace talks with the palestinians. in a speech to his supporters, he said he had heard that the palestinian leader intended to resume indirect negotiations. >> not to our next story. shares on the stock exchange have suffered their greatest folly in months. the greek debt crisis is being blamed for the drop. stocks in the u.s. also failed after the greek bonds were downgraded to junk status by a leading credit rating agency. there are doubts that greece will pay off its debt, despite international lines. portugal's debt has also been downgraded. here is our correspondent. >> when we hear the we"junk," this is what -- and hear the word "junk," this is the kind of thing we think of. stuff that can be sold for a bob or two. but there is also jumped in at the blinking world of financial markets. and the bonds of other governmen
ABC
Apr 19, 2010 6:30am EDT
will not be felt until the department of human services makes regulations over the next six months. >>> toyota is now agreeing to pay $16.5 million for their delay in reporting the gas pe dal defect that loonded a recall. the cause unintended acceleration. >>> talk about the economy right now. we're waiting for the market to open to see how it's going to react to the government's bomb shell lawsuit against goldman sachs charging the bank with fraud. >> it raises the level of deceit on wall street, the selfish bs and self-serving acts that need to be regulated. >> goldman sachs declares it did nothing wrong. its value dropped $12 million after being charged with cheating some of their customers. president obama called on republicans to back reform and called for a meeting with wall street leaders to block progress on reform. >>> the pope met with several people who had been abus priests over the weekend. the meeting with the pope was described as intense but serene. lasted only 30 minutes but suited a lifetime of hurt for at least a few of the men. >> i hope you feel the emptiness which another
ABC
Apr 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
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ABC
Apr 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >> reporter: so, how did ford change its car and its business? ironically, ceo alan mulally, used toyota as his model as he turned ford around. >> every vehicle would be best in class, in terms of quality, fuel efficiency, safety, smart design and very best value. >> reporter: to get there, ford went back to the drawing board, designing sturdier, safer cars. it added more testing to each step of the assembly line. and marketed the changes relentlessly. >> look at you talking me into a ford. >> i know. you should really try it. >> they went head-to-head with the impulse on quality, which is something they avoided a few years ago. >> reporter: "consumer reports" now finds 90% of ford average or better in reliability. in crash tests, ford models share top safety rates. american consumers are finally taking notice. and not just with ford. giving u.s. automakers, new respect for the first time in years. look at the change in the matchup with asia. four years ago, the united states ranked behind japan. today, u.s. cars are ahead. >> it's an incredible turnaround. i mean, who would have believe
CBS
Apr 20, 2010 7:00pm EDT
manslaughter. his name is ajene jones. jones was the driver of this white van that hit the toyota camry head on monday evening here at alabama and 36th street southeast. >> this van was coming, it seemed like it was doing 100 miles an hour. >> the driver of the camry was killed and four children riding with her, age 2 to 10 were all critically injured. the van driver jones was on the road, despite a long list of previous traffic charges in maryland, according to court records. most recently, he was accused of dui on november 13. there are three incidents in the last year of driving without a license or offering a suspended out of state license. and additional accusations of driving without registration or insurance. all the charges are still awaiting outcomes in court. >> i'm alex at dulles international airport where flights started coming in from madrid and paris early this afternoon. for some people, the wait has been long and agonizing. >> it's just the waiting and you know, not knowing when he was going to be there and our house is on the market and we are closing on our new house o
FOX News
Apr 17, 2010 10:00pm EDT
headquarters, i'm marianne rafferty. more problems for toyota and possible headaches for its mini van owners. the car maker is preparing for a voluntary recall of 870,000 mini vans in the u.s. and canada. a spare tire may come loose and fall on to the road, creating a hazard for other drivers. it applies to mini vans sold between 1998 and 2010. in the past few months toyota has recalled more than 8 million vehicles worldwide. >>> the crew of the space shuttle "discovery" pack their bags and head home to earth but not before exchanging goodbye hugs and handshakes with their counter parts. "discovery" docked from the international space station this morning. they are set to land monday morning in weather permits. i'm marianne rafferty. now, back to "geraldo at large." >>> this crisis could have been avoided if wall street firms were more accountable, if financial dealings were more transparent and if consumers and share holders were given more information and authority to make decisions but that didn't happen. and that is because special interests have waged a relentless campaign thwart even b
MSNBC
Apr 17, 2010 7:00am EDT
of adjustments here. >> all right, vera, thank you. >>> more trouble for toyota this morning. the company is recalling 600,000 sienna minivan. the recall affects sienna models between 1998 and 2010 driven in cold weather regions. it's duplicating handling problems with the lexus gx 460. consumer reports issued a rare don't buy warning because of rollover concerns. toyota says it is evaluating remedies. >>> well, some powerful spring storms make for a messy start this weekend. in pittsburgh, thunderstorms downed several trees causing widespread power outages affecting as many as 70,000 residents. that spread debris throughout neighborhoods and it's looking more like winter in parts of the northeast. the town of hanover, new hampshire, received a couple inches of snow on friday. just two weeks agothetemperatures in hanover were in the 80s. >>> and a strong storm knocked out power to more than 10,000 people in the ohio valley on friday. thunderstorms and high winds downed trees and power lines and caused damage to several homes. in jefferson county the wind was so high that it bent a flag po
NBC
Apr 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
in iraq. >>> toyota is recalling thousands of 2010 electric lexu. that's the vehicle "consumer reports" issued a safety warning about last week. >>> the white house says president obama will deliver the eulogy at a memorial service on sunday for those 29 miners who died this month in west virginia. >>> dorothy height, a key 1960s civil rights activist, died this morning. she was the matriarch of the civil rights movement working alongside reverend martin luther king jr. and others. speaking with nbc news, she answered a question about her message for young people. >> people are struggling for jobs and freedom. we're going to have to make the laws work. >> and when that day comes? >> and when that day comes, we'll be able to say as dr. king said, we're free at last. >> dorothy height was 98 years old. >>> it is now 9:05. now let's get another check of the weather from al. >> what a tremendous lady. >>> let's show you what's going on as far as your western's concerned. jet stream band of air 20,000 feet above the earth's surface, still coming across iceland, across the atlantic and into
CNBC
Apr 26, 2010 4:00am EDT
to earn 36.5% of the bank after the capital raising. >>> ross, toyota says it managed to boost global production in march by a whooping 96.7%, relative 770,000 vehicles. but the steep gain is largely on the back of low comparison figures from march 2009 numbers when the company was adjusting to a plunge in demand in the wake of the global financial crisis. still, things could be looking up for the embattled automaker. the nikkei reporter this weekend said impressive operating profit of as high as half a billion dollars for the financial year. above market consensus. this is attributable to the weaker yen and cost-cutting efforts. toyota shares getting a boost up more than 3%, 3690 japanese yen. >>> and still to come on the program, we'll take a look at what's moving the stock markets in our european stock watch. right after this. >>> look at the view of times square early in the morning in new york. 22 minutes past 4:00. eurozone governments a little bit lower today. investor tensions still very much, the ten-year note yield has dropped at 3.04%. ten years, huge week of auctions this
CNN
Apr 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >> other stories new this morning at 14 minutes past the hour. toyota's faulty gas pedals bring on the largest fine ever imposed to the auto industry. the automaker is expected to agree to pay the government more than $16 million for waiting four months before reporting problems. >> you'll love this. five major airlines backing off plans to charge passengers for carry-on bags. spirit airlines recently announced a $45 fee to store bags, yes, in the overhead bins. chuck schumer got involved. he got delta and jetblue to promise they will not follow suit. he is meeting with spirit's ceo tomorrow. >> we actually had him on the show and talking about that whole thing and christina did a little breakdown of what you're getting when you fly these days. >> unbelievable. >> but we're talking about goldman sachs and the sec accusing this huge bank of fraud. >> a fraud charge for goldman sachs, a company that has minted money over the past 15 months, a company that took bailout money over a year ago, now charged with fraud by the sec. this story is just getting started. the drama started to
CNBC
Apr 15, 2010 4:00am EDT
defect and it affects the acella. we had talked about toyota suspending worldwide sales of its lexus, gx 460. also saying it's starting safety tests for all the suvs. so that stock is down 8%, as well. >>> the banking stocks doing well on the back of good numbers from jpmorgan and that helped south korea's kospi push higher. the banks in south korea also doing well because moody's yesterday updating -- or upping the sovereign ratings and it does show that the financial health seems to be a little better. so good gains for the financials in south korea, as well. and on that note, i'll send it back to nicole in the u.s. >> and saijal, for all of you procrastinators out there, there is less than 20 hours to file your federal income tax forms. up nextwell, we will talk to john hewitt, a pioneer in the tax industry, coming up. ♪ well, look who's here. it's ellen. hey, mayor white. how you doing? great. come on in. would you like to see our new police department? yeah, all right. this way. and here it is. completely networked. so, anything happening, suz? she's all good. oh, my gosh. is that
NBC
Apr 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
in 1994. dorothy height was 98 years old. >>> toyota is recalling thousands of 2010 lexus gx-460s to fix software and the electronics stability control systems. "consumer reports" issued a safety warning about the car last week. >>> prob's pesident obama's preg a tough fight for democrats this november. he spoke last night at a california fund-raiser for senator barbara boxer. at one event he was heckled by protesters calling for the repeal of the don't ask, don't tell policy for gays in the military. the president says he's already asked congress to repeal it. >>> police are looking for a motive this morning following a deadly shooting outside a knoxville, tennessee hospital. they say a gunman took a taxi to the hospital on monday, paid the driver to wait, then opened fire killing a woman and wounding two others before taking his own life. officials do not think the gunman knew the victims. >>> a new study finds that one-third of u.s. teenagers with cell phones send more than 100 text messages a day. the study by the pew internet and american life project says that texting is now the ma
ABC
Apr 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
? [ male announcer ] meet the family and the new sienna on youtube. toyota. >> live, and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> and good morning everyone. welcome back at 7:22 on this friday morning, april 16. i am alison starling with your local news update. we begin with traffic. 66 was a message earlier, how does it look now? >>> it looks better coming out of gainesville and it to manassas where we started this morning with a complicated car wreck. in virginia, the debacle is on 395 now. this is northbound near glebe road with an accident that has been moved into the far right lane. only one line -- only one lane was getting for but delays are out of newington to get past the pentagon. it is much better in maryland where we go live. no problems reported on 270 and no delays on a sunny day on come >>> temperatures are in the 50's. the forecast for today calls for increasing clouds of this afternoon and huge showers later this night. it will be cooler and receive for the weekend, highs near 60. >> we will be right back. [ male announcer ] what drives us to engineer the world'
CNN
Apr 17, 2010 4:00pm EDT
for toyota. the japanese automaker is recalling about 600,000 sienna mini vanz sold in the u.s. because of possible corrosion problems. toyota says exposure to road salt may cause the cable holding the spare tire to break, allowing the spare to fall off and create a safety hazard. the recall covers 1998 to 2010 model year siennas with two wheel drive sold or registered in 20 cold climate states and the district of columbia. >>> and space shuttle "discovery" is on its way home. it undocked from the international space station earlier today after spending ten days at the orbiting spacelab. the astronauts are set to land at the kennedy space center in florida on monday. >>> four victims of school bullies, telling an adult can often make matters worse. so a middle school in austin, texas, has come up with a high tech way to battle the problem. it allows students to anonymously send e-mails or texts to administrators or teachers at the school, even bus drivers, and alert them to the situation. >> it gives them a way to speak honestly, there is no fear of retribution, no fear of students know
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